This September, the provision of refunds or stimulus checks will continue in various states of the American Union. Know where deliveries are made, their quantities and requirements.
The amount of benefits varies depending on the state and the number of family members. In Washington, for example, they provide tax credits of up to $1,200 per family; In Minnesota, the Department of Revenue has already begun sending direct tax refund payments for the 2021 tax year to eligible residents. In New Mexico, however, they will also help non-taxpayers. Find out the details below:
1. Washington State
The Washington State Working Families Tax Credit is a sales tax refund for low- and moderate-income residents who meet certain requirements. The deadline to apply for the benefit is December 31st.
The amount ranges from $300 to $1,200, depending on the number of eligible children and income level. Look at the picture:
To receive the working family tax credit, these requirements must be met:
- You must have a valid Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.
- Lived in Washington for at least 183 days (more than half a year) in 2022. Please see the question and answer for more information.
- You must be between 25 and 65 years old. Those who have a qualifying child in 2022 are also eligible.
- Have filed your federal tax return for 2022.
- Be eligible to claim the federal earned income tax credit (EITC) on your 2022 tax return.
In the state of Minnesota, residents have been receiving financial assistance of up to $1,300 (a couple with three dependents) since August under a tax refund program approved in 2022. The amounts vary depending on each family’s situation.
- $520 for filing jointly for a marriage with an adjusted gross income of $150,000 or less.
- $260 for all other individuals with an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or less.
- An additional $260 for each dependent claimed on your return, up to three dependents ($780).
You are eligible if:
- You lived in Minnesota for part or all of 2021.
- You filed any of the following returns before December 31, 2022: 2021 Form M1, Individual Income Tax/2021 Form M1PR, Homestead Credit Refund (for homeowners), and Tenant Property Tax Refund.
- Adjusted gross income in 2021 was $150,000 or less for married co-filers. or $75,000 or less for all other taxpayers.
- You were not claimed as a dependent on someone else’s 2021 Minnesota income tax return.
Note: This payment is not taxable on your Minnesota income tax return and will not be used to satisfy any outstanding taxes or debts we collect on behalf of other agencies.
3. New Mexico
New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham introduced refunds for New Mexico taxpayers as well as economic relief payments for residents who are not required to file taxes. This benefit has been granted since June and can be applied for until May 2024.
- Married couples filing jointly are eligible for a $1,000 tax refund.
- Individuals who file separate tax returns, whether single or married, are also eligible for a $500 refund.
- Relief payments for New Mexico residents who are not eligible for the above refunds. In this case the amount has not yet been determined.
- New Mexicans must have filed a 2021 tax return by May 31, 2024.
- They are not declared dependent on another taxpayer’s tax return.
- Relief payments for New Mexico residents who are not eligible for the above refunds. The height has not yet been determined.